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Budget & Appropriations

Budget & Appropriations

I am focused on making cuts to ineffective programs, while protecting those which have a proven track-record of serving Metro Atlanta residents, local governments, and institutions.
Children, Women and Families

Children, Women, and Families

As a member of the Human Resources Subcommittee and the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, I have made a commitment to protect and improve the future of those in the child welfare system.
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

The struggle for civil rights and human rights is bigger than one law, one vote, or one judicial decision.
Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.
Crime and Public Safety

Crime and Public Safety

The United States has the largest prison population in the world, but unfortunately the push to incarcerate has not resulted in safer and stronger communities.
Education

Education

I strongly believe that no matter a person’s income or zip code, access to an excellent education should be a right.
Energy

Energy

The only way our great nation can end its dependence on foreign oil is by ending our dependence on oil altogether.
Environment

Environment

If the Bill of Rights contains no guarantee that a citizen shall be secure against lethal poisons distributed either by private individuals or by public officials, it is surely only because our forefathers, despite their considerable wisdom and foresight, could conceive of no such problem: - Rachel Carson,
Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs

In a time of war and conflict, I strongly believe that through dialogue and engagement we can make this world cleaner, greener, and more peaceful.
Healthcare

Health Care

I am delivering on the promise of health care for everyone. Health care is a right and not a privilege.
Housing and Foreclosure

Housing and Foreclosure

We must stand up for the American homeowner. We must stand in their corner. We must not walk away from them in their time of need.
Jobs and Unemployment

Jobs and Unemployment

When I am in the grocery store or visiting community centers and local organizations in Metro Atlanta, there is nothing people talk about more than jobs.
LGBT Rights

LGBT Rights

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Peace and Nonviolence

Peace and Nonviolence

If we are to build a world at peace with itself, our choice is nonviolence or nonexistence.
Poverty

Poverty

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Social Security

Social Security

Social Security is a sacred trust between the American government and the American people. It is a trust between parents and children, between those working and those in retirement or who are disabled. It is the greatest example of the Beloved Community.
Tax Relief

Tax Relief

When it comes to the reality of daily life in America, when parents are sacrificing time with their families, I look at the taxes people are paying and want better for Georgia and better for our country.
Trade and Exports

Trade and Exports

I am constantly working to ensure that our trade policy helps both American workers and businesses compete in a global economy.

Transportation

We must tackle our transportation challenges head-on, reducing congestion, planning smart growth, and promoting safety.
Veterans

Veterans

As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.
Voting Rights

Voting Rights

The right to vote is precious — almost sacred — and one of the most important blessings of our democracy. Today, we must be vigilant in protecting that blessing.
Water

Water

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.
Ways and Means

Ways and Means

The Committee of Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee of the United States House of Representatives.
Workers’ Rights

Workers’ Rights

Fighting for better programs and protecting funding for American workers is a top priority.
John Lewis Visits Grady

Zika Virus

Congress must provide all the funding necessary to fund a comprehensive response to this virus.